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How do i know that have HPV in the mouth?

How do i know that have HPV in the mouth?

Culture/swab: This requires a swab of the lesions and culture. This is done by a health care provider. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
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Can you get HPV in your mouth?

Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
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Can you get HPV in your mouth?

Yes: Mouth is occasionally affected by hpv. Hpv has also been implicated in throat cancer. ...Read more

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How do you get HPV in the mouth? My daughter has it?

How do you get HPV in the mouth? My daughter has it?

Normal Flora: Hpv is normally found in the mouth, kept in balance with bacteria, fungi/yeast, and your immune system. If there is an inbalance or change in your immune system, hpv can grow/increase and cause their damage. ...Read more

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Is there a way to find out if I have HPV in my mouth?

Is there a way to find out if I have HPV in my mouth?

Yes: About the only way to diagnose the virus is by a biopsy of a suspicous lesion. It is possible to culture the virus to find type but not easy to do. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of warts caused by HPV in the mouth?

What are the symptoms of warts caused by HPV in the mouth?

Perineal warts are: Caused by hpv 16, 18. No oral/pharyngeal warts, but oropharyngeal cancers. Infection seems relatively innocuous, it's the long term risk. There is not a clinical test to discern pharyngeal incorporation into dna...That would require biopsy. The p-16 protein may be detectable, but may not be specific for hpv. ...Read more

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Can u get HPV warts in mouth; how long before they show up ?

Yes, common: I generally see one or two cases of hpv warts in peoples mouths a week. Almost all of these warts are asymptomatic. They are discovered only by looking. I recommend that these always be removed. ...Read more

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What signs if women had or was infected by HPV in her mouth.

What signs if women had or was infected by HPV in her mouth.

Oral HPV: White plaques or wart-like lesions could show up or there may be no signs at all. A dentist, family doctor or ENT specialist can check during an oral exam. ...Read more

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If some one you know has HPV in there mouth can you get it if you drink from there cups or ate food they made.

If some one you know has HPV in there mouth can you get it if you drink from there cups or ate food they made.

Yes, possiblly: Hpv is a viral disease and can be spread by contact or toutching contaminated persons or fomites. How long the virus might live on a fomite like a cup and still be infectious is not known exactly but it should dry out in a few minutes or after washing. Contaminated food would be unlikely. ...Read more

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What is HPV of the mouth? What are the symptoms and how is it treated. Once infected how long does the take to go away?

What is HPV of the mouth? What are the symptoms and how is it treated. Once infected how long does the take to go away?

HPV: Hpv (human papilloma virus) causes warts inside the mouth and in the genital organs, affects both males and females and causes increased risk of cancer in the mouth, cervix, and rectal and anal regions. Oral lesions are white and painless. Treatment is excisional biopsy. Prevention by hpv vaccine (3 doses in 6mo) for males and females preferably before engaging in sexual intercourse and oral sex. ...Read more

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How long before the female would know if she has HPV in the mouth. She has been going to the desist and has not found any signs.

How long before the female would know if she has HPV in the mouth. She has been going to the desist and has not found any signs.

Unanswerable. : Hpv is highly communicable and we now know that hpv is associated with head and neck cancers. Smoking increases the risk. The hpv is usually diagnosed after a malignancy is detected with hpv dna. Be safe. You can't be too careful. ...Read more

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How is HPV transmitted from mouth by french kiss.

How is HPV transmitted from mouth by french kiss.

French Kissing/oral: Deep french kissing and oral sex increases the risk of acquiring oral hpv infection.A case control sudy published in 2009 did find that college aged men with oral hpv infection s had more open mouth kissing;oral sex partners than men who did not have hpv infections.Even kissing and hpv was associated with those men who did not have oral sex, .Hpv vaccine can prevent these infections in future. ...Read more

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What is the best way to avoid getting HPV in your mouth from oral?

What is the best way to avoid getting HPV in your mouth from oral?

Barrier: If you are giving oral sex to a girl use a vaginal dam (sheet of latex) over her labia / vagina. If you are giving oral sex to a guy use a condom on his penis. ...Read more

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What is the probability of getting HPV in the mouth from oral sex male to female from a single encounter?

Possible: This probability is always changing, I've seen everything from 60 plus percent to as low as 8%. The latest item I saw was 20 %. But the number doesn't really matter, it's just a statistic. The facts are, You are at risk with a single exposure. Have you had the HPV vaccine? ...Read more

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If the woman with the h/o cervical dsyplasia how can you determine what caused it or if it's hpv. And i she had HPV in the mouth what symt. Would show?

If the woman with the h/o cervical dsyplasia how can you determine what caused it or if it's hpv. And i she had HPV in the mouth what symt. Would show?

Cervical dysplasia: Our assumption is that it is hpv. You can request hpv testing. The next most likely cause is tobacco use. I'm a gyn, so you may want to ask the oral hpv with an ENT or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Could you have hpv in your mouth and not know it? If so, could you somehow pass it onto your toddler by kissing them?

Could you have hpv in your mouth and not know it? If so, could you somehow pass it onto your toddler by kissing them?

Yes/no: There are non-wart strains of HPV that can take residence in the tissues of the oral cavity. They often present no symptoms. They would often clear the primary infection within 2 yrs and may or may not produce later problems or be contagious. They are not passed to a toddler by a simple kiss. ...Read more

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I'm a young woman. I am worried about HPV in my mouth? My HCP looked at my tonsils and did not seem worried. What are the signs of HPV in mouth?

Possibly none: Initially there will be no symptoms and no physical findings when your physician looks in your mouth. Over the long term, HPV can cause wart-like lesions in the mouth/throat/upper airway. Certain strains of HPV can lead to cancer of the throat and mouth. At your age, there is a vaccine available that will help protect against many (but not every) cancer causing strain of HPV, you should get it ...Read more

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How can i tell that have HPV in the mouth before i visit a dentist?What signs can i check for?

How can i tell that have HPV in the mouth before i visit a dentist?What signs can i check for?

Here are some...: A growing cauliflower-like lesion may be a wart; if stationary in appearance and size, it may be just a normal tag. In my experience, layperson's eye is not keen enough to verify; at times, a lesion may elude the eyes of the experienced and require a biopsy for confirmation. So, let doctor take a look and ask her.him as needed. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more